#HouseCupReadingChallenge Wrap Up

Well, the readathon is over. It was an interesting experience. I didn't read as much as I wanted to, but I did read more than I normally would have, I think. So what was the break down? Well, I read a total of 8 books (3 were started before the readathon began, but were less… Continue reading #HouseCupReadingChallenge Wrap Up


#HouseCupReadingChallenge Check In 4

The readathon is wrapping up; only a few more days left (Sunday, 12 November is the last day). I finished the base challenge last week, which gave me 140 points for Ravenclaw and 1384 pages read, and I've been trying--trying--to finish one or two books this week, but I've been failing miserably thanks to Nanowrimo.… Continue reading #HouseCupReadingChallenge Check In 4


#HouseCupReadingChallenge Check In 3

Books read this week: Year Five: The Wild Girl (495 pages) Year Six: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (108 pages) Year Seven: Too Fond (32 pages) Which brings me up to seven completed books (all of the base challenges, and a total of  (1384 pages in completed books). I enjoyed The Wild Girl, but found… Continue reading #HouseCupReadingChallenge Check In 3


#HouseCupReadingChallenge Check in 2

Well, it's week 2 of the readathon, and so far my to be read list has gone completely down the drain! So far, I've read a total of 756 pages in books I've finished: Year 4: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (complete) This was my third attempt at reading a Sherlock book, but the first… Continue reading #HouseCupReadingChallenge Check in 2


Pass, Fail, Promise: Recent Reads

Sorry, that's the best theme I can come up with this time. Pass: Brimstone by Cherie Priest I got this book at the last Steampunk Symposium, after sitting through a couple of panels with the author. Aside from being a lovely, funny person even when severely sleep deprived, Cherie is also very keen on her… Continue reading Pass, Fail, Promise: Recent Reads


#HouseCupReadingChallenge Check in

I started off this week by clearing my current reads off the shelf: 205 pages in The Steep and Thorny Way  90 pages in Historic Hotels of Columbus, Ohio 357 pages in The American Heritage History of WWI I listened to this on audio, and based the page count on the hardback edition with the same… Continue reading #HouseCupReadingChallenge Check in


Spooky Books for October

Halloween is my favorite holiday, and what better way to celebrate than with some spooky, creepy books? If you want the synopsis of each of these books, just click on the title to see the Goodreads page. Dracula--A classic. Can you even have a list like this without it? The Yellow Wallpaper--Creepy. Psychological. Feminist. What… Continue reading Spooky Books for October

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Quarterly Writing Check In

There's only 3 months left in 2017 (when did that happen?) And with one of them taken up by Nanowrimo, I thought I should check in on where I stand with my 2017 writing goals. ALL FOR ONE–Not only did I finish writing and editing this book, but I also entered it in a contest,… Continue reading Quarterly Writing Check In


A little something different…

Do you know what a Readathon is? It's exactly what it sounds like--a reading marthon. For some, that means trying to read for a set number of hours straight. Other times, it's as simple as just trying to read more for a week or two weeks, or a month. I recently heard about this readathon… Continue reading A little something different…


5 MORE things you didn’t know about the Evie Cappelli series

Micha is demi-pan. I know I listed him as being just pansexual in my last round up of things you didn't know, but the more I write his character, the more I realized he was on the asexual spectrum, and that gender is pretty meaningless to him, in terms of attraction. While the first draft… Continue reading 5 MORE things you didn’t know about the Evie Cappelli series